Definition of Genus Punica
1. Noun. Coextensive with the family Punicaceae.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Punicaceae, Punicaceae
Member holonyms: Pomegranate, Pomegranate Tree, Punica Granatum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Punica
Literary usage of Genus Punica
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus Punica,* Linn. B. & H., Gen., i, p. 784. There is but a single species. 113. Punica Granatum,t Linn., Sp. Plant., ed. ),p. 472 (1753). Pomegranate. ..."
2. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"Comprising only the genus Punica, with two species. Punica Granatum, the Pomegranate, is a small tree with scattered, entire leaves; it grows wild in the ..."
3. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"ONLY GENUS. Punica. The fruit of the Pomegranate is probably monstrous, and analogous to certain fruits singularly modified by cultivation, as the Tomato ..."
4. Materia medica and therapeutics: Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Douglas Fergusson Phillips (1874)
"THE order called by this name is constituted of the single genus Punica, referred by some to the ..."
5. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"A small family represented by a single genus, Punica, and of which there are two species. By some authors the plants are included with the Lythraceae with ..."